No. 612, Docket 90-2286.

932 F.2d 1038 (1991)

Mario DiBLASIO, Petitioner-Appellee, v. John P. KEANE, Superintendent, Sing Sing Correctional Facility, Respondent-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided May 9, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Nancy F. Talcott, Asst. Dist. Atty., Brooklyn, N.Y. (Charles J. Hynes, Dist. Atty. Kings County and Jay M. Cohen, Asst. Dist. Atty., of counsel) for respondent-appellant.

Barry D. Leiwant, New York City (Phillip L. Weinstein, Legal Aid Soc., of counsel) for petitioner-appellee.

Before MESKILL, PRATT and WALKER, Circuit Judges.

WALKER, Circuit Judge:

The Kings County District Attorney appeals from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Jack B. Weinstein, Judge) granting Mario DiBlasio's petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 on the grounds that the prosecution's failure to identify or produce, in response to DiBlasio's requests, a confidential informant who had arranged for drug sales between DiBlasio and...

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